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Police: Woman dies in single car accident after losing control of car, crashing into woods


HUNTINGTON, New York — Authorities say a woman has died in a single car crash after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a wooded area.

The accident happened at 6:25 p.m. on Friday in Huntington on the North Shore of Long Island.

Police identified the woman as 80-year-old Eugenia Kouwenhoven, of Huntington. She was transported by helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Authorities said Kouwenhoven was driving a 2014 Buick Regal westbound on Woodbury Road when she lost control and crashed.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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